Robert Scoble

23 Mindfulness Zen Quotes That Will Calm You Down When Dealing With Co-workers

1. Do I wish I had never endured postpartum depression? Absolutely. But to deny the experience is to deny who I am. – Bryce Dallas Howard<p>2. Every …

Matthieu Ricard

Post-Weinstein, These Are the Powerful Men Facing Sexual Harassment Allegations

After <i>The New York Times</i> published an explosive report detailing decades of sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, dozens of women came forward with their own accusations against the Hollywood mogul. Within a week, Weinstein had been fired from his company and expelled from the …

Feminism

iPhone X: Bargain! You've just bagged yourself a cheap AR device

If you take the Apple shaped pill, you'll see things <i>different(ly)</i>Apple fanbois being fanbois, Apple's new iPhone X isn’t "super expensive" but rather …

Augmented Reality

The Unexpected Rebirth of Google Glass

Few products in tech have drawn as much ridicule or outright laughter as Google Glass. But that wasn’t always the case. Back in 2012, Sergey Brin …

Wearable Tech

The Task Ahead for Feminism

Is this what victory feels like? A significant number of women are commuting each morning to a workplace that is either already rid of its abusers or …

Feminism

The Tech Industry’s Gender-Discrimination Problem

The dramatic imbalance in pay and power has created the conditions for abuse. More and more, women are pushing for change.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>One day in 2013, AJ Vandermeyden drove to Tesla’s corporate headquarters, in …

Long-form Journalism

The key decision in influencer outreach and why everyone is missing it

<i>By Mark Schaefer</i><p>Influencer marketing is a hot, hot topic. No question about it. And when something is hot, a deluge of advisory blog posts, webinars, …

Digital Marketing

Top Silicon Valley investor out amid sexual harassment probe

Internal probe was launched after allegations of widespread "predatory behavior" at the venture firm

Venture Capital

High-profile men accused of sexual misconduct

<b>An uprising of women</b> wronged everywhere is exposing the abuse of the powerful in movies, music, media, politics and business. Workplaces will never …

U.S. Politics

Details Just Leaked on a New Apple Device That Could Be Bigger Than the iPhone

Although the brouhaha over the iPhone X seems to have finally muffled to a dull roar, Apple is already making waves once again over a device it …

Augmented Reality

Dear Sean Parker: about your Facebook exploit of my mind

I’m your first addict. So, nice to meet you again.<p>You sound like that drug dealer who is trying to clean your conscience by admitting some of the …

Technology

Apple's AR headset: Rounding up the rumors about Apple's smart glasses

The latest rumors of an in-development augmented reality headset from Apple are the latest in a long line of speculative reports attempting to …

Augmented Reality

Shervin Pishevar, Arrested But Never Charged Over Alleged Rape, Says He's Victim Of 'Smear Campaign'

Just after 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, a 31-year-old woman walked up to the Bishopsgate station of the City of London Police and reported she had been raped by one male in the penthouse suite of the exclusive hotel The Ned, a 10-minute walk away.<p>Officers responded quickly and upon arriving at the …

Entrepreneurship

10 worries that should keep every developer up at night (2018 edition)

We’re coming into the holidays and the end of the year, a natural time to think about everything that could go wrong in the new year. Here’s what I’m …

Ashley Madison

How To Botch A Public Apology In 5 Easy Steps

If the business of apologies traded on the stock exchange, its value would have shot up in recent weeks. The reason for that, of course, is surging …

Canadian News

Who will buy a $1,000+ phone? These folks

I guess this answers who will buy a $1,000+ phone. On our way to Sedona with my $800+ Google Pixel 2. Which I’m quite happy with, although it feels …

Technology

Amazon opening second Vancouver office, hiring another 1,000 people

While cities across North America, including Vancouver, are vying to become the home for Amazon's second headquarters, the company has just added to …

John Horgan

Love this Google Photos book

I made this for Maryam on our 15th wedding anniversary. The smile says it all. Cost about $80. Could be cheaper if you choose slower shipping and …

Technology

9 Reasons Why Your Brand Needs More Journalists & Fewer Marketers

It’s a sad thing to admit, but trust is a scarce commodity these days.Faith in institutions, from government and media to businesses and NGOs, has …

Journalism

Here’s The Ever-Growing List Of Men Accused of Sexual Harassment Since Harvey Weinstein

Every day brings another round of accusations of sexual harassment (and worse) against powerful men in show business and media. These are the most prominent names so far.<p>The revelations about Harvey Weinstein were just the beginning.<p>Ever since the <i>New York Times</i> and the <i>New Yorker</i> published a …

Women's News

Harvey Weinstein Is A Genius, Says He Will Save The World

You’re not going to believe this – and if you have a sliver of feminist ideals in you, your blood might start to boil just a little.<p>According to a …

Entertainment

Hollywood’s Accused Harassers, Molesters, Rapists – The Rap Sheet, 56 So Far and Counting

The Harvey Weinstein sex scandal set off a chain reaction in Hollywood that has the names of some of the most revered stars apologizing for sexual …

Misogyny

Complaints filed against three lawmakers for violating harassment or discrimination policies

COLUMBUS - Three lawmakers and a Republican staffer ran afoul of the Ohio House's policies against harassment and discrimination, according to …

Gender

Weinstein Thinks The World Should Thank Him For ‘Changing’ It

Disgraced Harvey Weinstein believes his actions can be justified, as he allegedly engaged in sexual harassment, assault, and rape to “change the …

Entertainment

Enterprise hits and misses – McDonald’s and Dunkin’ vs Starbucks, blockchain vs the skeptics

This week: McDonald's goes for the digital trojan horse against Starbucks, while Dunkin' brews their own. Plus: blockchain earns credibility from …

Celine Dion

Not just Hollywood: Men facing sexual misconduct claims since Harvey Weinstein

A national uproar has erupted after revelations of years of sexual abuse by powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. It has prompted more women to go public with their experiences of men exploiting positions of power, and some men in the business, technology and media worlds are being held …

Money

How Not to Apologize

Man, this last couple of weeks has seen a veritable tsunami of sexual-harassment allegations, right? And while some of the accused are silent or …

George H. W. Bush

Silicon Valley’s year in hell: Harassment, hacks, and hate speech spark global backlash

While it’s hard to measure such things precisely, a pretty good argument can be made that 2017 is Silicon Valley’s crappiest year on record. And the global tech hub has only itself to blame.<p>One could point to the bursting of the dot-com bubble in 2000 — which tanked the U.S. economy for several …

Business

The Real Reason Some Male Venture Capitalists Are Refusing Meetings With Women Entrepreneurs

If you can't talk to members of the opposite sex without harassing them--well, among your many problems is this one: you're bad at your job.<p>Hi, fellas.<p>I read about your situation in The New York Times the other day and it left me with some questions I'm hoping you can clear up.<p>According to that …

Mark Halperin

WTF is sexual harassment

It pains me to have to write this, but write it I must as the past week’s events have shown there are surprisingly many people in Silicon Valley who wouldn’t know what sexual harassment was if it slapped them on the behind without permission.<p>There are many cases that could be useful as a launching …

Feminism